Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets


Srilanka: 10 October 2023: Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by six wickets on Tuesday in Hyderabad after chasing down the biggest total in World Cup history with the help of centuries from Mohammad Rizwan and Abdullah Shafique.

As Pakistan achieved their 345-run goal in 48.2 overs, the small Rizwan overcame leg cramps to score a 121-ball 131 not out and Shafique scored a 103-ball 113.The victory gives Pakistan two victories in as many games and gives them much-needed confidence going into their important match against India on Saturday in Ahmedabad.

Kusal Mendis and Sadeera Samarawickrama both scored stunning hundreds, helping Sri Lanka reach an impressive final score of 344-9.

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